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General Electric Sr Engineer - Thermal Management Systems in Niskayuna, New York

Job Description Summary

As a Senior Engineer in Thermal Management Systems, you lead individuals and teams to deliver the design and validation of energy/thermal management systems; the design and development of thermal management components; multiphysics computational modeling of components and systems; design and analysis of systems and systems-of-systems; and the design and development of additive manufactured thermal components.

Candidates with a background in Space systems or high-speed flight are encouraged to apply.

Job Description

At GE Research, we See, Move, and Create the future of flight and power systems. The Thermal Management & Systems team develops innovative solutions to move, spread, and store thermal energy for our customers and GE products.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will be responsible for one or more of the following:

  • Shaping the analysis, design, and test of innovative energy/thermal management systems to develop solutions to control thermal loads in complex systems such as aerospace systems, renewable energy applications, and medical devices.

  • Leading multidisciplinary teams of GE product engineers, GE Research team members, and external partners to invent and mature the next generation of energy/thermal management technology.

  • Deploying your extensive experience in modeling, simulation, and/or experimentation to characterize and validate novel energy/thermal management components and systems.

  • Providing technical guidance through effective coaching/mentoring.

  • Owning the development and maintenance of technology roadmaps and demonstrating accountability for a pipeline of funded projects.

  • Leading the development and writing of internal and external proposals.

  • Leveraging and growing an external network of collaborators in academia, government, and industry.

  • Patenting your inventions and develop a record of publication via conferences and peer reviewed journals.

Required Qualifications

  • Doctorate degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or related discipline with a minimum of 5 years of professional experience OR Master’s degree in Aerospace, Mechanical, or related discipline with a minimum of 10 years professional experience.

  • Experience solving complex energy systems and/or thermal management problems for aerospace systems and/or energy systems.

  • Experience leading multidisciplinary teams to mature complex engineering systems from concept thru validation.

  • Due to the nature of the work done at GE Global Research, this role requires the individual to obtain and maintain US Government Security Clearance; prerequisite for a security clearance is U.S. citizenship.

Desired Characteristics

  • 10+ years of work experience in an industrial or laboratory setting.

  • Direct knowledge of space power and propulsions applications, or high-speed flight vehicles.

  • In-depth knowledge of systems analysis and/or systems-of-systems modeling

  • Experience developing technical ideas with external customers and a track record of converting ideas to programs.

  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interface with senior leaders and customers with clarity and confidence .

This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment.

Additional Information

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.pdf) . Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes

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